The National Book Foundation has announced the winners of the 2011 National Book Awards. Each winner will receive $10,000 and a bronze sculpture, while each finalist receives $1000, a medal, and a citation.
Judges: Deirdre McNamer (Panel Chair), Jerome Charyn, John Crowley, Victor LaValle, Yiyun Li
Judges: Alice Kaplan (Panel Chair), Yunte Huang, Jill Lepore, Barbara Savage
Judges: Elizabeth Alexander (Panel Chair), Thomas Sayers Ellis, Amy Gerstler, Kathleen Graber, Roberto Tejada
Judges: Marc Aronson (Panel Chair), Ann Brashares, Matt de la Peña, Nikki Grimes, Will Weaver